Begin Work At The Fair Grounds., Daily Racing Form, 1907-04-09


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BEGIN WORK AT THE FAIR GROUNDS. New Orleans. La., April S. John llachiiioister is the only one of the Crescent City Jockey Club exeCMtlve staff remaining here. Mr. Hachnieistcr stayed over for a few days to settle up accounts with hoi semen who had raced at the Pair Croiiuds. Speaking of the improvements contemplated Mr. Hachineister said: "The work of demolition has already begun at the Pair Irouuds. Telegraph ami electric tight wires have been taken out and the coming week a force of men will be put to work tearing down the grandstand. The steel frame of the old Pnion Park stand of St. Louis has been ordered and aakaaed from the Mound City and will he here in a few days. The new stand will be on the same site as the old one. but it will set back further, making a wider lawn thau formerly, and will l e placed at an angle which will give the public a better view of the horses around the upper turn and through the stretch. A number of the old exhibition buildings, including the brick ham. will be torn down. A portion of this space will be used fin a carriage iactaaaM and the balance of it will be set out in flower beds and devoted to beautify haj the entrance to the track."

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